RESUME

Professional Experience

SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER

American Council on Education
2019-Present

  • Acted as a thought partner with higher education leaders to produce industry-changing graphics, data visualizations, and reports

  • Conceptualized, designed, and produced materials such as print collateral, advertising imagery, signage, and short animations

  • Created original, recognizable, and cohesive branding for annual conferences, podcasts, and ACE websites

  • Designed and managed production of motion graphic videos for a $2M grant, as well as internal clientele 

  • Designed and oversaw on-budget, on-time production of 300+ projects, annually

  • Managed and mentored the production team

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

American Council on Education
2016-2019

  • Worked independently to create unique artwork and designs for print and digital materials

  • Created interactive and easily digestible visuals to help readers accurately interpret large data sets or complex ideas

  • Designed nationwide marketing campaigns promoting ACE’s flagship programs

  • Served as the project manager for all print and digital publications

  • Led the creative team in collaboration with editorial, marketing, and public affairs staff to seamlessly release projects and advertise events

PUBLICATION ASSOCIATE

American Council on Education
2014-2016

  • Coordinated, organized, and managed the production of more than 30 publications simultaneously, and 300+ annually

  • Acted as the liaison between ACE and all clientele to ensure all publications are accurate, timely, and perfectly executed

  • Lead a weekly meeting involving marketing, web, public relations, design, and editorial to help communication amongst ACE staff and ensure deadlines are on target

  • Collected and presented data to help continuously improve the production team’s functionality

TECHNICAL EDITOR

BAE Systems
2012-2014

  • Worked with the senior editor to edit technical documents pertaining to the operational testing of Marine Corps equipment

  • Edited and produced a 300-page operational manual based on solid understanding of technical content

  • Decreased spending by digitizing training manuals for US Marine Corps and US Navy clients

  • Wrote and produced a monthly newsletter for improved internal communication

  • Designed graphics and presented key deliverables to the customer in quarterly collaboration meetings

  • Helped with the organization, data verification, and presentation of contract proposals

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